20th Anniversary Special Feature with Alumni Monica Laane-Fralick
20th Anniversary Alumni, Monica Laane-Fralick has a real appreciation for welfare-based management strategies thanks to Equine Guelph’s 12-week online courses.
Of great interest was learning about the myths in some traditional stable management practices and dispelling them with evidence-based sources such as those provided by Equine Guelph courses. Anthropomorphism (attribution of human characteristics/behaviours to animals) can create misunderstandings in how we treat horses and how we address equine behaviour. The following information sheet looks at the five provisions horses need and how sometimes a change in human behaviour can improve horse welfare.